Theodore Turley biography and autobiography
Scope and Contents
Typescript (duplicated). The collection includes many quotes from Turley's journal covering his early life in England, Latter-day Saint Church conversion in Canada, Mormon difficulties in Missouri, 1838-1839, details of his mission to England accompanying the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, 1839-1840, the expulsion of the Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois and his colonizing mission to San Bernadino, California, 1850-1857. Also includes one page of corrections and additions by Olive K. Turley and a photograph of Turley.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Theodore Turley biography and autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Turley was a master mechanic, gunsmith, Latter-day Saint Church leader and missionary.
1 item (74 p.)(0.09 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Purchased from Beth Moon in 1975.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Beth Moon; 1975.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Biography -- 19th century
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missouri--History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Canada--History
- Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
- Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Missions and Missionaries
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century
- San Bernardino (Calif.) -- History
- Turley, Theodore, 1801-1871
- Register of Theodore Turley biography and autobiography
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 July 12
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.